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Sign Post at the Golan Heights

Golan Heights Israel

While touring Israel recently I stumbled across the above sign post when I visited the Golan Heights in the north of the country. So many times around the world I’ve seen similar signs all pointing out major cities like New York, Sydney and London as if to say hey look how close we are to them. This one however points to Israel’s close neighbours like Jordan, Iraq, Syria and the PM’s Office of all places 🙂

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12 Responses to Sign Post at the Golan Heights

  1. JOYCE November 4, 2011 at 3:07 AM #

    Cool! 🙂

  2. MICA November 4, 2011 at 5:48 PM #

    Are those cutouts of dudes with guns in the background? I do love these kind of sign posts!

    • THE AUSSIE NOMAD November 15, 2011 at 8:46 AM #

      Mica yes they are cardboard cutouts well sheets of tin from memory. The location is a significate lookout point relating to when Syria invated Israel. You can see Syria from that spot.

  3. THE WORLD OR BUST November 11, 2011 at 12:10 PM #

    Only 800 km to Bagdad…Do it!

  4. AUDREY November 12, 2011 at 2:26 PM #

    Whoa, I thought those were real soldiers at first glance! Haha 😀

  5. TOBIAS November 13, 2011 at 8:28 PM #

    Cool sign. I would actually have thought the distance to Bagdad to be far greater than 800km…
    You learn something every day, I guess 😀

  6. THOMAS G November 17, 2011 at 2:51 PM #

    Super post! I`ll send it to all my friends!

  7. SABINA November 18, 2011 at 5:45 PM #

    When I saw the title of this post I thought it would definitely be a photo of a “Danger Landmines” sign which they’ve got in the Golan. I actually have at least one of those. Yours is great, though, and I’ve never seen it before!

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